Movies like Glitch in the Grid

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Glitch in the Grid
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: serious, surreal, gloomy, realistic, offbeat, atmospheric, sincere, mind bending, psychological, spiritual
Plot: introspection, hollywood, self discovery, cause and meaning, small town, society, unfulfillment, unemployment, friendship, twentysomething life, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, hopes, friends, bad trip, materialism, recession, metropolis, depression, travel, surrealism, imagination
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and gloomy films with plots about introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, friendship, self discovery, society and friends mostly in Drama, Animation and Comedy genres. Some movies like Glitch in the Grid: All the Light in the Sky (2012), The Off Hours (2011), Around June (2008), Old Joy (2006), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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All the Light in the Sky
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An insomniac actress is facing the waning days of her career, when her niece pays a visit to her Malibu house.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, actor's life, introspection, self discovery, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family relations, bare breasts, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   95%
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 5.9
 361
The Off Hours
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: dull life, small town, unfulfillment, introspection, fall in love, love affair, working class, hopes, love and romance, society, waitress, truck driver
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.4
 157
Around June
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: serious, emotional, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, human spirit, fall in love, urban, love affair, hopes, love and romance, dysfunctional family, immigrants, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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System:   84%
    User:   87%
 
 6.7
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Old Joy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: serious, meditative, melancholic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, road trip, on the road, buddies, dog, solitude, introspection, nature, loneliness, unlikely friendships, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, oregon, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   97%
 
It's Such a Beautiful Day
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: immortality, surrealism, mental illness, existentialism, life & death, life, death, introspection, dreams, loneliness, storytelling, art ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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    User:   64%
 
 6.9
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My Dog Tulip
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: pets, rescue, friendship, friends, human animal relationship, dog, german shepherd, wounded animal, typewriter, motorcycle, old man, cartoon dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
 4.8
 418
The Lost Coast
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: friends, best friends, gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, friendship, gender, beach, forest, haunted by the past, twentysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   72%
 
Black Limousine
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A ghost story set in the city of dreams (IMDb.com).
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: alcohol abuse, down on your luck, hollywood, life is a bitch, musician's life, downfall, rehabilitation, introspection, addiction, artists and showbiz, hopes, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   81%
 
 4.6
 354
Sal
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: James Franco's Sal chronicles the final hours of the life of actor Sal Mineo, one-time teen idol and star of the blockbuster films Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, introspection, friendship, unfulfillment, friends, homosexuality, lifestyle, sunglasses ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
 6.9
 82
Heart of Now
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Heart of Now" concerns a young woman with a profound longing for a sense of family. Amber is devastated after her boyfriend abandons her because she's pregnant. She is whisked across a contrast of urban, natural and emotional ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: introspection, pregnancy, hopes, desert, downfall, redemption, looking for love, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, love and romance, unfulfillment, premarital sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
 6.4
 613
Girlfriend
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: mentally challenged, small town, friendship, life is a bitch, misfit, single parent, dealing with death, human spirit, impossible love, wooing, unemployment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   64%
 
All God's Children Can Dance
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, psychological
Plot: introspection, parents and children, sexual relations, family relations, single parent, couple relations, cause and meaning, couples, single mother, asian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
 5.4
 115
The Toe Tactic
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, talking to herself in mirrors, and rejecting ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized
Plot: benign alien, dealing with death, homecoming, imaginary, unfulfillment, human nature, singleness, death in the family, family problems, grief, extraterrestrial, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
Winter in the Blood
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: obsessive quest, on the road, introspection, self discovery, hung over, native american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
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The Wise Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: coming of age, introspection, small town, self discovery, small town life, teenage life, friends, homosexuality, christian, society, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   62%
 
For Colored Girls
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: feminism, domestic violence, urban, down on your luck, gender, unfulfillment, family problems, rape, love, poem, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
 6.8
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Crash
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crash is an American television drama series that tells the story of how the lives of how several very diverse Southern Californians intersect.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: racism, interracial relations, city life, social decay, hopes, urban, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   46%
 
 5.3
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Steam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, talky ...
Plot: singleness, hopes, family relations, golden years, single parent, human spirit, sauna, widow, catholic, lesbian, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 3.5
 366
I Am
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the City of Angels, despair and heartache are the daily mail -- delivered with painful regularity whether we want them or not. Through I AM, we join an eclectic cast as they try to untangle themselves from the web of sin. All along the way, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: redemption, life turned upside down, religions or cults, hopes, self discovery, society, unfulfillment, disorder, sin, cancer, blasphemy, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
Just Like a Woman
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two women get on the highway heading to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend, Mona, has a secret: she's a fugitive from justice - accused of her mother-in-law's death.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: on the road, starting over, self discovery, friendship, hopes, friends, dancer's life, society, unfulfillment, highway, passion, receptionist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
 6.8
 15K
Smashed
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: addiction, drinking, teacher, rehabilitation, support group, drugs/alcohol, school, relationships, depression, wine, character study, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
Pandora's Box
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: golden years, countryside, aging, small town, self discovery, urban, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, elderly, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 5.2
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Now & Later
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sex, politics and American culture are mixed into a combustible combination in Now & Later. Angela is an illegal Latina immigrant living in Los Angeles who stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run. She takes him in. Through ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, introspection, friendship, sexual relations, hopes, acceptance, socialism, repression, menage a trois, poverty, on the run, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 6.0
 1K
The Turning
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, postmodernism, small town, introspection, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, homecoming, small town life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 6.5
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The Congress
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, stylized, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: drugs, postmodernism, actor's life, existentialism, artists and showbiz, alone in the world, imaginary, alternate reality, obsession, utopia, creativity, life & death ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
The Memory Thief
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles tollbooth clerk becomes obsessed with the Holocaust after meeting a survivor.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, offbeat, mind bending ...
Plot: holocaust, losing-it hero, obsession, friendship, parents and children, haunted by the past, society, unfulfillment, mental illness, social misfits, aging, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 7.7
 15K
Distant
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, meditative, art house ...
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, existentialism, love and romance, depression, isolation, guilt, urban, unfulfillment, pornography, drinking, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey, tokyo, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
 5.1
 429
Fairhaven
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: reunion, introspection, friendship, small town, small town life, unfulfillment, social relations, friends, homecoming, dull life, thirtysomething life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
All the Days Before Tomorrow
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, destiny, road not taken, romance, couples, friends, introspection, self discovery, friendship, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
What Would Jesus Do?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The citizens of a small town lose their faith day by day. Poverty and hardships have been hard on them... when all of a sudden something changes. Their faith is reborn. And a question rises inside them: "What would Jesus do?"
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: human spirit, small town life, small town, religions or cults, hopes, social relations, clergy, introspection, society, eviction notice, faith, prayer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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